Tag Archives: asia

Dark Souls ships 1.5m units

Namco Bandai’s rock hard RPG Dark Souls has reached 1.5m shipments worldwide in just over one month. Andriasang reports that more copies of the game have been shipped to retailers in Europe than its home country Japan, with 470,000 shipped in the former and 370,000 the latter. 40,000 units have …

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Sony is ‘most valued’ Asian brand

A new survey conducted by market research firm TNS has named Sony as the most valued brand in Asia. It’s the third year in a row that the company has been awarded the gong. It has succeeded in maintaining its popularity in the region despite the huge PSN security crisis …

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Asia growth sees Tesco profits rise

Retail powerhouse Tesco has reported a surge in profits for its financial year ending February 28th 2011. Group sales climbed 8.1 per cent to 67.6bn, with profit jumping 12.3 per cent to 3.8bn. Asian profit was up 30 per cent year-on-year which helped offset the disappointing UK performance, which accounts …

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Vietnam welcomes PlayStation

Sony’s Asian aspirations have been given a fresh boost with news that SCE Asia has officially launched the PS3, PS2 and PSP in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Vietnam becomes the eighth country in the region to get an official hardware launch. Official SKUs now on sale include the 120GB …

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THQs IceStorm ready to pick up Red Ant slack

Martin Good, the senior vice president of Australian distributor THQ Asia Pacific, has told MCV that has firm is ready to make the most of any opportunities that arise in the region as a result of the turmoil caused by the recent troubles at Red Ant. Red Ant was placed …

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GCA 2009 revealed

Leipziger Messe International has revealed that the third Games Convention Asia will be held on November 17th-20th in Singapore. The four-day event will also for the first day reserve entry just for gaming professionals. Developmag.com has the full story. A simple click on this link and you’ll be there.

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